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Procure to Pay Team Lead

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Job ID SOF02374 Date posted 06/29/2020 Location : Sofia, Bulgaria
Position Purpose & Summary

Considered a professional in the financial services operations space. Uses fundamental knowledge, under oversight, to conduct moderately complex operations activities across a subset of processes. Responsible for executing routine operational activities for several businesses or functions in the region. This includes: operational processes & procedures / compliance, customer / client interaction & business partnership, financial products and services and systems & data management

This position is created to be responsible for finance operations for Invoice to Pay (I2P) for assigned BUs/Functions in Cargill Business Service, to assist BUs/Functions on daily financial accounting and reporting  independently.

Complexity Differentiators:
  • Individual Contributor
  • Moderately Complex Routine Activities 
  • Multiple BUs/Functions
  • Limited Oversight
  • People Management

Principal Accountabilities

Operational Performance:
  • With limited oversight, perform reconciliation of current accounts of the company and the securities received and downloaded in accordance with the operating manual, in order to reflect the Bank's position period
  • Prepare reports with the values forecast pay in weekly and monthly bases, in order to prepare cash flow according to the operating manual
  • Process the documents received by the Cargill business units and functional areas, launching in systems approved in accordance with the operating manual
  • Ensure the correct use of the functionalities of management of sub-processes and management reports that help in improvement actions of indicators of Cash Application and Dispute Management
  • Ensure the sending of payments to the Bank, respecting contracted payment modalities, in accordance with the operating manual
  • Regularly interprets procedures and applies judgement to accomplish moderately complex tasks
  • Recommend solutions to issues that deviate from established process
  • With limited oversight collaborates with operations staffs to provide guidance and training on moderately complex processes 
  • Utilizes a comprehensive knowledge of operational standards and regulations to provide specific input and information to Bu/Functional managers, supervisors and staff. Provides input to the potential impact to their business of regulatory developments

People Management:
  • Responsible for people management including assisting in the development and engagement of team
  • Provides coaching to team members, including coaching Cargill’s core values.
  • Participates in selection of team members, plans for future workforce needs.
  • Acts as a first point of contact for employee escalations

Stakeholder Management:
  • Develops and maintains established relationship with customers, clients and other business partners which include but are not limited to bank, corporate insurance companies’ regulatory bodies, clearing agent, brokers Bus, tax, legal, trading and accounting
  • Performs customer service duties to support the administration of the process. This may include sending and receiving instructions, answering questions, working with assigned process teams, providing paperwork to stakeholders, and acting as a liaison between stakeholders
  • Competent in Handling Escalations and ad-hoc requests on a timely manner

Drive Process Improvement Strategy:
  • Applies a comprehensive understanding of operational practices, procedures and internal controls to identify areas of improvement across a BU or function
  • Stays abreast of standard industry best practices related to operational capabilities, and provides suggestions to more senior team members and mangers to ensure they are appropriately assimilated into improvement initiatives
  • Provides comprehensive insight to supervisors and individuals regarding the interpretation and delivery of processes
  • Measure and tracks compliance to internal and external operational standards and regulations related to a BU or function
  • May train new hires on the process
  • May train teams on process changes and communicating the continuous improvement process to the team
  • Implements and provides input to the development of operations policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Ensure documentation is accurate based on each process.  Ensure process continuity
  • Creates, endorses and delivers assets and monitors positions with moderate risk

  • May provide guidance to a group or team with the purpose of achieving goals and metrics.
  • Responsible for understanding and navigating though moderately complex information associated with financial products or services which includes but is not limited to transaction specifics data integrity documentation, settlement processes as well as the attributes of relevant market and geography.
  • Participate in Special projects to drive efficiency


Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in accounting/finance operation with good expertise in I2P group and related processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (advanced knowledge of excel preferred)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working across countries and cultures
  • Proficiency in English  
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving skills, and decision-making skills 
  • Strong team player 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards General Ledger 
  • Experience working in a Shared Service Center
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Demonstrated understanding and commitment to internal controls 
  • Motivated by continuous improvement

Our Offer
In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world. 

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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